Category: Democracy

Congressional Reform Amendment of 2011

Congression Reform Amendment 2011

I was watching this 1968 anti-pot movie featuring Sonny Bono, and noticed an interesting baby boomer issue. Back then, they couldn’t vote until they were 21, and as unacceptable as that was, social pressure changed it. That’s right, they created the 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds), and it took only three months and eight days to be ratified!

Why? Simple… The people demanded it!

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What is a Teabagger?

Teabaggers are a misinformed, right-wing corporate media consumer who often fails to understand that they represent a corrupt plutocracy that steals from the middle class by taxing labor and profiting from corporate tax subsidies.

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Blackbox Voting

American Voices Abroad member Eric Smith in Tokyo, Japan has sent us this message; read it, learn about what’s happening, democracy’s last shred is about to be torn asunder.

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I Smell a Rat

I smell a rat. It has that distinctive and all-too-familiar odor of the species Republicanus floridius. We got a nasty bite from this pest four years ago and never quite recovered. Symptoms of a long-term infection are becoming distressingly apparent.

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